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, not absolute security. it is a proportional metric. the less secure in the environment, the smaller the project. the more secure, the more substantial you can pursue. >> to follow up on that, in iraq, you have the assessments being done both about security and about engagement. , thoseabsence of usoco assessments were being done by our ambassador and those assessments were being done by the generals on the ground. where are they on this proposal? did the generals or the ambassadors feel that they would have benefited by having this? >> he supports the idea of having it. >> when the u.s. is operating overseas, the ambassador in iraq and with the u.s. operates elsewhere, it is ambassador who heads the effort in the country. the commanding general heads the defense operations. i understand what was said. where would it fit in this command? >> the mission is discrete and will to find. clarity will provide certainty to both agencies and the contractors. it would be somewhat like fema. its mission is to oversee the relief or reconstruction activity in the affected country. the president would declare
ends meet. they're finding a way to be happy and that environment. we see different purchase patterns. have notustomers who cut back on special events, holidays, christmas, memorial they'reher's day figuring out how to operate in a pretty uncertain environment. >> i think politics used to be about how we all lift each other up and increase. the recession has caused them to get in this caveman mentality. you cannot trust other people. the banks pulled one over on you and the regulators pulled one over on you. the sense that we share prosperity i think for a lot of people left. this issue where we have developed into a politics where it is about what more can we get. we bifurcated a little bit. you are in the business of trying to tell a community we can grow to gather. tell me about that. >> i do believe at the municipal level we are a level of government that has some trust from the population than some of the other levels of government. cities across america do the same basic function. it is not really matter the size of the city. yet to pick up the trash. link insignals have to the
environment? i would urge my colleagues to join the bipartisan and growing list of members who've co-sponsored the personalize your care act, h.r. 1173. someday congress will deal with the vast looming crisis we face. in the meantime, helping patients understand their choices, make their wishes known and respected is an important step to start. thank you very much. . thank you very much. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. barletta, for five minutes. mr. barletta: i rise today in the wake of the passage of the senate amnesty bill to shed light on two important elements of illegal immigration that the senate grossly overlooked. as we know the senate bill pa pairs border security with amnesty. this makes no sense. you would never replace your carpet at home if you still had a hole in the roof. i'm hopeful that the house will put border security first, but i still have concerns. that's why today i'm introducing two pieces of legislation, one will address the problem of visa overstays. and the other will ask for a
. the less secure the environment, the smaller the project for the more security in barbur, the more substantial the project you can pursue. >> in iraq, you have the assessments being done about security and about engagement. in the absence of usoco, those assessments were being done by our ambassador and those assessments were being done by the generals on the ground. where are they on this proposal? do they feel that would have benefited? to any of the generals or ambassadors who served in iraq feel that they would have benefited by having best? >> yes, sir. ambassador crocker says this would have enabled him to operate more effectively and he supports the idea of creating usoco. operatinge u.s. is overseas -- i guess we can broaden this to syria -- the ambassador in iraq and when the u.s. operates elsewhere, it is the ambassador who heads the civilian efforts in the country. the commanding general then heads the defense operations. ambassadord what crocker said. thee would usoco fit into chain of command? is it on par with state and dot? >> the mission would be discreet and well-d
feel like i'm doing my part to help out the environment. >>> so that is san francisco airport brought to you by kgo out there. we are continuing to monitor the developments. this is now an investigation and of course about the healing of the passengers who did survive and most of them did. two dead in that crash. the rest, some of them in the hospital. some of them walked away. amazing. >>> we are getting new information about the flight data recorder from the san francisco crash. renee marsh is here with the latest. >> earlier this morning we stole e told you that those flight recorders were on the way here to washington, d.c. now we have confirmed that they are now at the national transportation safety board's lab here in washington, d.c. we're told they're in good shape. they will begin the process of annual sizing the information on these flight recorders. we should get a preliminary readout on the information on these recorders that could happen this afternoon. lots of critical information that could piece together and pain president picture of what happened in those final moment
the internal mcleary environment in russia. as i said at the outset i agree with you as well that wherever we can as we try to do we have to try to work with russian our common interests and we have had success in that regard particularly on foreign-policy issues that we share. with regard to our support for democratic change and reform for those speaking out for a pluralistic society we have to despise the environment continue to work with the russians who are willing to work with us. we are not able to support them as fully and we still need to make support available in other ways and i will if confirmed he eager to work with all of you on the committee to look for more ways to do that. in addition we have to speak out as you said and as i said in my opening when we disagree and we have to work more intensively and more cohesively with our european allies and partners because when we speak together our concerns are even stronger. see let me ask you one question about the trade agreement. how worried are you about the ability of europe to be on -- we have seen over the past week france seems
the presence of 14 different theaters of operations. some of these operational environments are less amenable than others, others have become sites of revival and resuscitation, such as iraq and west africa. al qaeda has been able to achieve the unthinkable. radicalizing persons who are citizens of the united states and canada and inspiring and motivating them to engage in terrorist acts, whether on their own or at the direction of senior leadership. the continuing challenge the united states will face is that al qaeda's court ideology remains attractive to a hard- core radical and is capable of drawing into its ranks. the latest recruits to the struggle are the tsarnaev brothers. the violence inflicted on muslims in general has been cited by many homegrown terrorists as the salient motivating factor in their politicization. this may also explain why the american invasions of iraq and afghanistan were cited as the reasons behind the bombing at the boston marathon. there is no one path to radicalization. individuals will always be attracted to violence in different ways. they come from every w
environment would this set up and would it be really easy to try and just turn one of your own employees in, co-workers in? >> yeah. well, let me say this, because i believe that classified information should stay classified and there used to be a tradition and habit and mandate across the federal government that it was treated as such. so any attempts to make sure that secret information from the government remains secret is something that should be unobjectionable. but of course, in this current environment, what you have i suppose is a training program for snitches, or a training program so that you've got these experienced spies who can spy on the rest of us. i don't know. >> steve: it's crazy. let's take folks down to gitmo where a bunch of those guys who are being held are on a continued hunger strike. a judge ruled monday that she lacked the authority to halt the forced feeding. you refer to this essentially as jihad theater or sircdu jihad, certainly. i think you have to put this latest round of hunger strikes, which have been going on for several months in context, and the fact is
route, questions about safety and design of the site and its impact on the surrounding environment and populations have never, never been saturday torle addressed. t, while cutting the vital competitiveness, stripping investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy development, this legislation mandates that millions be squandered in an effort to restart a boondoggle that has been doomed from the start. now why are we throwing good money after bad ideas? we should not be turning back the clock. we should be moving forward. i would say to my colleagues, please support this amendment. it will eliminate economic waste and allow congress to have a proper discussion about how to dispose of the nation's nuclear waste. i yield back. the chair: the gentlewoman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? >> to strike the last word. bart bart i want to rise in support of chairman frelinghuysen's opposition to the heck amendment. we've heard quite a bit of rhetoric on the floor the last 10 minutes about yucca mountain and i understand my colleagues rom colleagues f
both for the environment, the atmosphere, the communities living near the mountain top removal where they blow up entire mountains in west virginia and through appalachia. but we're seeing this trade-off of one form of pollution for another. one form of dirty energy for another. a lot of that has to do with the influence of the natural gas industry has on this administration. what we're asking the president to do is to please sit down and meet with the families in the film "gasland 2" that are emblematic of several families in the united states that are suffering at the hands of drilling in united states history domestically and to meet with the scientists and engineers featured in the film who explain the dark side of fracking. water contamination that is an inevitability that's happening all across the shale gas areas because the wells crack and leak and the industry knows they crack and leak and because of the issue brought up of methane being this super greenhouse gas that is being emitted all over the production. in the production fields, in the gas fields in the transmission li
of history. from early days, surge days, to drawdown days, to the current environment where we are actually watching from the completion of projects that were begun long ago, but also watching the strategic effects of u.s. engagement and disengagement. a very special position to be able to look at these things because the watchdog that ensures that u.s. tax dollars that are spent inside iraq are spent well and wisely. but it's also a wonderful for evaluating our changing mission and changing program in iraq precisely because as a public watchdog, as someone who looks at military projects from a civilian perspective, we -- he has the opportunity to talk about very many different problems, challenges and lessons learned that he's been able to work on over the past nine years. he's also the author, along with his team of learning from iraq, a book that i commend to you for reading, and for learning. and so with that introduction, please help me welcome stuart bowen. [applause] >> thank you. thank you, kim. thanks to the institute and to all of you for being here this morning. it's a privilege
by the army or the police or by the citizenry. don't wish to see a dupoly environment held by the state. there's no way to make a gun safe. host: what about the regulations? you talked about a serial number on every gun. you write about it in the story. tell our viewers. question aboute what happens if a gun comes out bad. , if it is beyond repair within the factory. the answer is that this is a heavily regulated area. the receiver which is the part of the gun that makes it a gun, it does the firing, it told the round and contains the trigger housing. every single one of those made has to have a serial number. even if it comes out broken. if it comes out broken, that have to take a picture of cutting it in half and then send that to the federal government if the federal government asks for it. they have to document it. it is not as if there are people popping in at night and stealing chocolate. this is already regulated industry. norfolk, va., independent college. about: you were talking having guns designed to kill people and animals. do they talk about the number of people who have been kill
, not doing anything bad. like there's so many other ways we can protect the environment. this just doesn't seem like a very good one. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. live the regular life. phillips'. ... ... ... ... >> just a little context for you. despite all the news about airline crashes, flying is still among the safest ways to travel. sitting in the back of the plane increases your chance of survival. the rear is the safest spot according to data on commercial jet crashes. according to statistics your chance of dying in a plain crash in your lifetime are 11 million to one. jon knows i'm a scaredy cat when it comes to flying and sitting in the back of the plane is where you get the most turbulence. just something to consider. >> more stability over the wings. >> when you're picking krur seat. >> yeah. decades long tradition. tradition of fire pits, beach fire pits specifically, could be a thing of the past. california b
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